Fair Isle, Scotland, United Kingdom: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Fair Isle, Scotland, United Kingdom? If you're planning to go to Fair Isle, the following is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Fair Isle, Scotland, United Kingdom

Based on the climate and weather in Fair Isle, the best time to go is June. See below for details.

Important essentials for Fair Isle, Scotland, United Kingdom

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Fair Isle, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • A vaccine card protector

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  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly choice.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Fair Isle, Scotland, United Kingdom by month

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January

If you go to Fair Isle in January, you will notice that it can be very chilly and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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February

In February, Fair Isle can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Fair Isle, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. Additionally, it is very breezy.

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March

If you visit Fair Isle during March, you might notice that it is brisk and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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April

April in Fair Isle is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

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May

If you are traveling to Fair Isle in May, you will notice that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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June

If you go to Fair Isle in June, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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July

If you are traveling to Fair Isle in July, you will notice that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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August

In August, Fair Isle is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Fair Isle, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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September

In September, Fair Isle is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Fair Isle, with several of the days of the month having rain. Additionally, it is windy.

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October

October in Fair Isle can be brisk and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time.

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November

In November, Fair Isle can be brisk and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Fair Isle, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. Additionally, it is very breezy.

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December

If you vacation in Fair Isle during December, you may notice that it is pretty cool and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

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